No. 9 Saints Open McGowan Era With Shutout Win Over Rose-Hulman

No. 9 Saints Open McGowan Era With Shutout Win Over Rose-Hulman

(FRANKLIN, Ind.) – The No. 9-ranked Thomas More College women's soccer team opened the McGowan era tonight (Friday, September 1, 2017) with a 1-0 shutout win over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology at Faught Stadium in Franklin, Indiana.

Head Coach Kim McGowan is in her first year leading the Saints (1-0) after serving as the head coach at Olivet College the previous two seasons.

Thomas More and the Fightin' Engineers (0-1) played to a scoreless tie at halftime.  Sophomore midfielder Megan Sheridan (Cincinnati, Ohio/Oak Hills) scored the lone goal of the match at the 49:38 mark of the contest.

Sophomore goalkeeper Aleyna Heyman (Beavercreek, Ohio/Beavercreek) earned the shutout win between the pipes as she played all 90 minutes and recorded four saves.

Thomas More out-shot Rose-Hulman, 13-7, including 10-4 on-goal.  Sheridan led the team in shots with three goals with all three on-goal.  The Saints also won the battle of corner kicks, 4-3.

The Saints return to action on Sunday (September 3) when they return to Faught Stadium in Franklin, Indiana to play Franklin College at 5 p.m.